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forecast 3 extremely cold air is pushing into the carolinas and georgia, and with it comes some flurries for the upstate and snow in the mountains. tonight temperatures will drop fast, with dangerous wind chills in the mountains.expect lows to plummet to around 20 in the upstate and 15 in the mountains by wednesday morning. wind ills will be near 0 to minus 10 in the
will feel like the teens.with ample sunshine in the upstate, highs will struggle to reach the mid-30's on wednesday during the afternoonbe sure to check out www.foxcarolina .com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar 3 and don't forget to wake up with thee morning news-- meteorologist nicole papay will have a check of the forecast and traffic reporter chris scott will have the latest road conditions on your way to work.that's from m 00 to 9:00 on thee morning news. 3 back to you. 3 we're looking at some school closures for tomorrow due to this bitter cold and winter weather.mitchell, madison, yancey and macon county
more closings running at the bottom of your screen...and you can check for updates overnight inside our app. 3 as you decide 20-16- 3 the results are in..donald trump and bernie sanders.. win new hampshire! hampshire!they had decisive victories.trump took 34 percent of the vote.sanders got 60 percent of t t vote over hillary clinton. clinton.on the gop side...it was trump on top followed by kasich, cruz and bush.you'll remember cruz won the iowa caucuses- but tonight, trump and sanders are the ones celebrating-here's what trump had to say after the big win and going forward. 3 3 "we don't win anymore as a country. we don't win on trade. we don't win with the military. we can't beat isis. we don't win with anything. we are going to start winning again. we're going to win so much. you're going to be so happy." happy."on the democratic side-
win-he was a favorite considering the proximity to 3 3 "we will all come together to say loudly and clearly that the government of our great not just a few wealthy campaign contributors."3 3 we're going in depth- 3 following the new hampshire primary-the 20-16 candidates will make their way to south carolina . .the palmetto state has the first in the south primary- but what exactly does that mean for the presidential hopefuls?we sat down with an upstate political professor- who says the battle between senator ted cruz and donald trump could be a close one. 3 3 "if either one of them could solidify that in south carolina it might break the tie if one having won iowa and one having one new hampshire and give that person a little more momentum going forward. or, if they continue to split
for one of the other candidates to gain some momentum." 3 marco rubio will be stumping at spartanburg marriott beginning at noon tomorrow - 3 and senator ted cruz will address voters at the summit point convention center in spartanburg at 4 p-m. p-m.and republican front runner donald trump will also be in town...rallying at tomorrow night. 3 the republican candidates are also preparing for their debate at the peace center in greenville *this saturday- ahead of the primary elections here on february 20th. 20th.just one week following that-the democratic candidates will face off in their own south carolina primary election on february 27th.for information on all the presidential hopefuls - head to our website fox carolina dot com. 3 here's a look in downtown greenville.that's where preparations for saturday's debate at the peace center are already underway.the g-o-p candidates will take the stage
3 stay with us online and on air for continuing coverage.and later in this newscast...you'll hear from clinton and several of the other gop candidates following the results in new hampshire. 3 now to a developing story- 3 two families are in mourning after a car accident in york county took the lives of two friends who attended gaffney high school.this is a look at seniors shemar byers and dominick galosi.they lost their lives... lives...tonight shemar byers mom is speaking out only to fox carolina - about the kind of person her son was - and the help she needs for his funeral arrangements. arrangements.fox carolinas shale remien joins us now with more - shale? 3 when i spoke to shermars family tonight, they are in complete shock tonight. some saying it doesnt feel real. shermars mother says he had a larger than life personality and was friends with everyone.
galosi were killed friday afternoon in a car accident. two others were injured in the crash. shermars mothers say he was on thr schools basketball team and wanted to go to clemson for college. the crash is still under investigation and shermars mother says there are still many unanswered questions. 3 3 "i think a lot of people are still in disbelief and a lot people don't believe it's real and then they just see me and fall apart." apart."3 shermars mother created a go fund me page for funeral arrangements for son. she says she wants to be able to give him a propee funeral. 3 the funeral will take place at buffalo baptist church in gaffney @ 1 pm. reporting live in gaffney....
3 one week after an anderson county dog was found shot and blinded-the sheriff's office says *no criminal charges will be filed in the case. case.you may remember amara- she's a two-year-old boxer mix - who was found wandering around townville.animal care officials say she was already starving - when she was shot in the head.tonight - deputies tell us the owner took the dog to be euthanized because she was aggressive. and he didn't realize the procedure went wrong until seeing amara on the news.the sheriff's office says they took the case to a magistrate, who determined that no criminal charges would be issued.anderson county paws says there are other options.. that may not be the right fit for you. 3 3 3 3 "we have many different adopter that are looking for an older pet or a new puppy, we have a lot of different variety that people are looking for to adopt and to actually help out in the community." community."paws tells us they offer a humane method of euthanasia for 10 dollars.
aggressive animal - it may be better to call local law enforcement instead of taking things into your own hands. 3 as we continue to cover our counties 3 a western north carolina man is locked up-accused of trying to kill a man in mcdowell county. county.here's a look at harrell powell junior.deputies say he was arrested in burke county yesterday - after allegedly beating a 25-year- old marion man. man.the sheriff's office says they found the victim slumped over the steering wheel of his truck-and bleeding from the head on randolph road friday. the man was rushed to the hospital - and remains in the i-c-u.deputies say he was beaten with a blunt object.the motive for the crime remains under investigation. 3 a spartanburg county mother is behind bars-after police say she was found with a large amount of illegal drugs near her child. child.greer police say they noticed karla owens' car sitting at a stop sign for several minutes on saturday. they say they pulled her over and discovered marijuana, a bag of meth, cocaine and painkillers.officers say owens' child was also in the car.owens was charged with child neglect and multiple
placed in protective custody. 3 haywood county deputies need your help finding a missing man. man.take a close look at jeffery "scott" turner.the sheriff's office tells us he was last seen at work around ten o'clock monday morning-and has not been seen or heard from since.deputies say he was last known to be driving a black 19-87 toyota pickup truck - similar to the one you see here-with north carolina tag number zsl-1573.if you know where he may be - call the haywood county sheriff's office. 3 a special act of kindness.. for some upstate students!how police officers and one local store are teaming up.. to make valentine's day extra sweet! 3 and..more controversy.. over panthers q-b cam newton!and we're not talking about his postgame interview..why some say the q-b didn't look like he wanted to win.. on this play. 3 coming up we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast...and what you can expect as you head out the door tomorrow
3 as you decide 20-16-3 as you decide 20-16- 3 donald trump and bernie sanders have won new hampshire. hampshire.the first primary of the presidential campaign ends with victory for them.. new jersey governor chris christie says he's headed back home to take stock of his campaign.. but other candidates saying tonight - this is only the beginning! 3 3 3 "a president has to do all parts of the job for all americans. to make sure nothing holds you back.. not debt, not discrimination, not a deck that's always stacked. we need to break down those barriers. and build ladders of opportunity for every person." person." 3 3 "tonight we head to south carolina. then from south carolina.. all across this country. we will end up in the midwest. and let me just tell you.. so much is going to
one." 3 again become the servant rather than the masters of the american people. i know how to do this and i will restore the balance." 3 3 "our disappointment tonight is not on you. it's on me. i did not do well on saturday night, so that will never happen again." again."3 3 3 "the palmetto state.. you know washington liberals may find south carolina a far less hospitable environment." 3 the republican candidates are also preparing for their debate at the peace center in greenville *this saturday- ahead of the primary elections here on february 20th. 20th.just one week following that-the democratic candidates will face off in their own south carolina primary election on february 27th.for information on all the to our website fox carolina dot com. 3 happening now- 3 valentine's day is coming up on sunday!but some upstate
and it's all thanks to a local store and police department. department.simpsonville elementary got a very special delivery today.valentine's cars were unloaded by police officers!each student got to choose their own pack of cards.. to be given out to classmates later this week! we're told the gesture fits right in with the school's recent lesson on acts of kindness. 3 3 3 if they see that they get to receive and people are actually out there, willing to give them things that when they reach the capacity in their life, when they can give to their community and whatever, they will do so so 3 we want to make sure that all of our students have the opportunity to share a valentine's card with each other and we even have classes that are taking valentine's cards to nursing homes and sharing this with other people. people.the cards were donated by the store deal mart. 3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look
3 extremely cold 3 air is pushing into the carolinas and georgia, and with it comes some flurries for the upstate and snow in the mountains. tonight temperatures will drop fast, with dangerous wind chills in the mountains.expect lows to plummet to around 20 in the upstate and 15 in the mountains by wednesday morning. wind chills will be near 0 to minus 10 in the mountains, while the upstate will feel like the teens.with ample sunshine in the upstate, highs will struggle to reach the mid-30's on wednesday during the afternoon. the mountains will keep some clouds around with isolated snow and highs only hitting the mid 20s.the coldest night of the week will be wednesday night with a low of 18 in the upstate and 10 in the mountains, but the wind will be much lighter. thursday will be sunny with highs in the mid 30s for the mountains and low 40s in the upstate.dry and
carolina weather app. you can get weather info on the go, along with alerts on watches and warnings in your area.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 fox carolina sports director aaron cheslock is back from california..and staying on the topic of football..johnny manziel is back in the spotlight.. for all the wrong reasons, right? right?yeah.. sources saying that the browns quarterback showed up drunk to a practice at the end of december..you may remember.. manziel missed the browns' final game of the season.. after the team reported that he was in the concussion protocol.so was it all a cover up?some are saying that the team *lied trying to protect him..still, the browns are standing by their claim.. that the was diagnosed with a concussion by an independent neurologist.. and wasn't cleared until january 12th.. 3 plenty more to get to in
cam newton explains why he didn't dive on the pile for that late game fumble... and can carolina keep star cornerback josh norman? norman?plus... some hoops to catch up on... the tigers take a step back... the gamecocks a huge one forward.. while the terriers stop reeling and start setting records... that and more, straight ahead in sports.. 3 and taking you out to new orleans.. where mardi gras is in full swing! swing! 3 3 3 3 3
3 we love cam... hey there, i'm ac... that's what panthers players were yelling during carolina's end of the year press conferences earlier... the quarterback calling himself a sore loser, cause he wants to win so badly... badly...but it certainly didn't look like the q-b wanted to win on this play... panthers down by just six late in the super bowl... cam coughs it up... and rather than dive down to go after the ball... he backs away a little bit... keep in mind, newton runs physically all the time, but says injury concerns kept him from diving in the pile.. 3 "ok i didn't get the fumble. we can play tit-for-tat. i've seen numerous quarterbacks throw interceptions and their effort afterwards and they
fumble because the way my leg was, it could have been contorted in some way, ok you say my effort? i didn't dive down. i fumbled, that's fine. that game wasn't built off of - we didn't lose that game because of the fumble, i'll say that." 3 meanwhile greenwood alum josh norman's set for free agency and could command the most money ever for a d-b if he hits the open market.. norman establishing himself among the league's elite all season long... the panthers could either re-sign him, or possibly use the franchise tag... which would likely keep him carolina for 13-14 million dollars next year... 3 "i'll use whatever mechanism's available, you've seen it in terms, i mean it's part of roster building. again we're going to look at the whole thing, but unfortunately you've got a cap. you can't sign everybody, you can't physically do it. but we're going to do everything we can to keep our core together.
the best interest of the carolina panthers. it's just the way it operates." operates."norman's locked down virtually every wide receiver he's faced this season... the cornerback... the cornerstone of the panthers secondary... for now.. 3 a high school football note.. seneca replaces brett turner with hal capps from mooresville high school... capps was 53-22 in six seasons at mooresville... he'll take over a bobcats team that went 12-1 last year, claiming their first region championship in 19-years.. 3 to the hardwood... where the tigers come off a tough loss to notre dame last night... clemson shooting 53-percent from the floor, not enough to take down the red-hot irish.. irish..another dominating performance for jaron blossomgame... a career high 30-points for j-b who's become the tigers go-to player on offense... clemson outrebounded and outshot notre dame.. but could never quite get the lead... brad brownell says.. 3 "we just didn't quite have it, we got into a shootout with a
more bullets. and that's just not how we're going to beat them.""we can't harp on the negetives of the game, we've just got to keep moving forward. we're still a good team and we've got another opportunity this saturday" 3 meanwhile the gamecocks open up a 2-game homestand tomorrow night when they host l-s-u... the boys from baton rouge bringing in the possible number one pick in next year's nba draft in ben simmons... as well as an sec best 8-2 record... but carolina's just one game off at 7-3... and after notching a huge road win at texas a&;m.. taking down the tigers would simply be huge.. 3 "not only are they a very talented team, now they're a team that's being led by guys that have been through it, that understand and they're playing real good. i know where they're at. i'm not going to sit here and tell you that i don't know that we're playing for sole possession of first place on wednesday. i'm aware of all that." that."tip off tomorrow at seven from colonial life arena.. we'll have full highlights on fox carolina sports.. 3 and speaking of highlights... if you missed it last night... the terriers set a ncaa d-1 mark by sinking 17 of their 21
81-percent... best ever for a division one school... this is all 17... at one point they made 10 in a row.. fletcher magee hit 9-of-10 himself.. 3 coming up..a baby panda.. turning heads at the national zoo!he's trying to climb a tree.. but doesn't quite get there.that's straight ahead in the nightcap. nightcap.and we're back with
3 3 we're back with the nightcap-- 3 and a little panda cub is teaching us all to never give up!check it out. out.this is bei bei the panda cub.he lives in the smithsonian's national zoo in washington.and he's not quite
six months old yet-so we need to cut him some slack when he tries - and tries - to climb this pine tree.as you can see - he can't quite get the hang of it!the u-s government pays about a half-million dollars a